[darcs-users] darcs patch: More online help for --sendmail-command and SENDMAIL

Petr Rockai me at mornfall.net
Thu Oct 8 06:19:30 UTC 2009


twb at cybersource.com.au (Trent W. Buck) writes:

> More online help for --sendmail-command and SENDMAIL.
> -----------------------------------------------------
>
>> -sendmail_cmd = DarcsArgOption [] ["sendmail-command"] SendmailCmd "COMMAND" "specify sendmail command"
>> +sendmail_cmd = DarcsArgOption [] ["sendmail-command"] SendmailCmd "COMMAND"
>> +                 "specify sendmail command. (See 'SENDMAIL' in 'darcs help environment' for details!)"
>
> I think there are formatting problems with making options descriptions
> longer than a few words.  Petr, do you remember offhand what they are?
> ISTR you made a bunch of them shorter.
Hmm, right, it was because they wrap into column 0 in darcs help output, which
is fugly and quite hard to read. It also wraps at arbitrary character, not a
word boundary. (Both of these are because it's the terminal that does the
wrapping, not darcs itself.)

Yours,
   Petr.


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